Articles tagged "quasi-biennial oscillation"

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New equatorial wind patterns observed in Antarctica, revealing new connections in global circulation

A team of researchers found evidence of a new equatorial wind pattern at Antarctica, unveiling a crucial connection between winds at the Earth's equator and atmospheric waves about 10 000 km (6 000 miles) away at the South Pole. The findings highlight how winds...

August 29, 2020

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Mysterious anomaly interrupts stratospheric wind pattern

For the first time, scientists have observed a deviation from the typical alternating pattern of easterly and westerly winds in the equatorial stratosphere. The weather we experience on Earth typically occurs in the troposphere, the lowest layer of the atmosphere....

September 02, 2016